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Sick of London's housing shortage? Crowdfunding platform Homegrown wants people to invest in housebuilding

Bing crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 14:25
London's housing shortage is now in the hands of the people – marginally, at least. Homegrown, a new investment platform, launched today to allow average people to invest in building more homes. Led by former PwC man Anthony Rushworth, Homegrown takes ...
Categories: Crowdfunding, Inboxing

Sick of London's housing shortage? Crowdfunding platform Homegrown wants people to invest in housebuilding

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 14:25
The typical investment matures in around two years. Read more: UK house prices: Let down the ladder - how property crowdfunding could help fix the housing crisis The business will focus on funding residential developments in London and the South East ...
Categories: Crowdfunding

Sick of London's housing shortage? Crowdfunding platform Homegrown wants people to invest in housebuilding

Bing crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 14:25
London's housing shortage is now in the hands of the people – marginally, at least. Homegrown, a new investment platform, launched today to allow average people to invest in building more homes. Led by former PwC man Anthony Rushworth, Homegrown takes ...
Categories: Crowdfunding, Inboxing

Equity raise at Gladstone Land; shares down 4.4% after hours

Bing Equity Raise - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:43
The number of shares being sold isn't disclosed. The immediate use of the proceeds will be to pay down existing debt with an eye towards redrawing on that debt as acquisition opportunities arise.
Categories: Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding companies look to Alibaba for their next big idea - The Verge

Google crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:12

The Verge

Crowdfunding companies look to Alibaba for their next big idea
The Verge
A company called Frank wants its backers to feel good about buying into its crowdfunding campaign for a new Android phone. Its Indiegogo page is filled with videos emphasizing that the young team at Frank — one co-founder is 17 years old — is ...

Categories: Crowdfunding

MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ... - MicroCapital

Google alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 13:00

MICROFINANCE EVENT: The Microfinance Centre's (MFC's) Alternative Finance Forum; October 5, 2017; Warsaw ...
MicroCapital
Summary of Event: This forum aims to “introduce new forms of financial services” while covering topics including equity-based crowdfunding, social impact bonds, online lenders to small businesses and peer-to-peer lending platforms. The event has ...

Categories: Alt Fi

Connnect Watch smartwatch with AsteroidOS crowdfunding campaign begins (for 99€ and up)

Bing european crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:57
First unveiled in late August, the team behind the Connect Watch have launched a campaign on European crowdfunding site Ulule in hopes of raising about $33,000. You can reserve a watch with a pledge of 99€ ($119 )or more and watches should ship in October.
Categories: Crowdfunding

Unique Hospitality Management takes on seventh pub - The Caterer.com

Google enterprise investment scheme - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:33

The Caterer.com

Unique Hospitality Management takes on seventh pub
The Caterer.com
Unique Hospitality Management, which operates under the Enterprise Investment Scheme overseen by Rockpool Investments, aims to have 15 sites by 2019. It operates two divisions – Epic Pubs, which looks after freeholds, and Heroic Pubs, which contains ...

Categories: EIS SEIS

IFMR Capital backs online lending platform EarlySalary – VCCircle - VCCircle

Google lending platform - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 12:10

VCCircle

IFMR Capital backs online lending platform EarlySalary – VCCircle
VCCircle
Social Worth Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs online lending platform EarlySalary, has raised Rs 5 crore ($780675) in debt financing from IFMR Capital.
India Dealbook: Babycare startup MamaEarth, online lending firm EarlySalary raise fundsDEALSTREETASIA

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Categories: P2P Lending

This crowdfunding platform is allowing people to invest in building homes

Bing crowdfunding platform - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:45
London's housing shortage is now in the hands of the people – marginally, at least. Homegrown, a new investment platform, launched today to allow average people to invest in building more homes. Led by former PwC man Anthony Rushworth, Homegrown takes ...
Categories: Crowdfunding

New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs - Director of Finance

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:41

Director of Finance

New FCA plans for SMCR may add to costs
Director of Finance
The FCA has finally released its long-awaited consultation paper[1] (CP) on its planned extension to the senior managers and certification regime (SMCR) to the vast majority of those firms regulated by it. ... Senior management, including chief ...

Categories: Alt Fi

FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins - Euromoney magazine

Bing alternative finance - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:33

Euromoney magazine

FX: FCA's regulatory sandbox draws praise as second cohort begins
Euromoney magazine
The FCA failed to respond to Euromoney's requests for information on how many of the participants have applied for full regulatory approval for the services and products tested within the sandbox. However, feedback from companies going though testing ...

Categories: Alt Fi

Five Muslim Start-Ups With A Big Future In The UK and Beyond - Forbes

Google crowdfunding+data - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:18

Five Muslim Start-Ups With A Big Future In The UK and Beyond
Forbes
Currently crowdfunding on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs – the offer is already overfunded - the London-based company is the UK's first halal food delivery portal. It offers a ... This means it gives you a live view of the world using GPS data. So ...

Categories: Crowdfunding

Is the P2P lending industry working with Bell Pottinger? - P2P Finance News

Google p2p lending - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 11:02

P2P Finance News

Is the P2P lending industry working with Bell Pottinger?
P2P Finance News
EMBATTLED PR firm Bell Pottinger has been facing a client exodus in the wake of a racism scandal in South Africa. The company, which is infamous for taking on controversial clients such as the Pinochet foundation, Asma Al-Assad and the Bahrain ...

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Categories: P2P Lending

Disabled teenager's crowdfunding plea to help give him independence at university - Manchester Evening News

Google uk+crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 10:58

Manchester Evening News

Disabled teenager's crowdfunding plea to help give him independence at university
Manchester Evening News
Shahana has turned to Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children, the largest UK charity providing specialist equipment for help. Newlife has 19 disabled and terminally ill children in Greater Manchester in need of specialist equipment and must raise ...

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Categories: Crowdfunding

EIS Group Announces Sponsorship and Participation at LIMRA 2017 Group and Worksite Benefits Conference

Bing EIS AND investment - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:34
“EIS Group’s momentum in the group benefits market ... and The InsurTech Insanity – New Trends and Investment Shifts. Program highlights also include notable speakers such as CNN’s political analyst and commentator Paul Begala and internationally ...
Categories: EIS SEIS

Treasury consults on tax breaks for financing innovative companies

Bing enterprise investment scheme - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:24
The consultation looks at current tax relief schemes including tax advantaged venture capital schemes (enterprise investment scheme, seed enterprise investment scheme and venture capital trusts scheme), social investment tax relief, entrepreneurs’ relief ...
Categories: EIS SEIS, Inboxing

LendIt Europe to host live crowdfunding

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:22
SeedInvest has previously operated live crowdfunding in the US with Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH Festival, which enabled start-ups to raise $7.5m from almost 3,900 investors. “Live fundraising is all about enabling the very best start-ups to spend less time ...
Categories: Crowdfunding

LendIt Europe to host live crowdfunding

Bing uk+crowdfunding - Thu, 09/07/2017 - 09:22
SeedInvest has previously operated live crowdfunding in the US with Jason Calacanis’ LAUNCH Festival, which enabled start-ups to raise $7.5m from almost 3,900 investors. “Live fundraising is all about enabling the very best start-ups to spend less time ...
Categories: Crowdfunding

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